Les Levine write about Sports for the Cleveland Jewish News. Follow Les on Twitter @LesLevine.

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In my broadcasting career, which began in 1970, I can honestly say I never lost the excitement of “game day,” when I would do the play-by-play of a basketball or football game somewhere in the country. In addition to enjoying the preparation, but not always the bus rides, I had the opportuni…

David Gilbert, a graduate of Cleveland Heights High School in Cleveland Heights who heads Destination Cleveland and the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, did it again.It wasn’t the greatest secret in the world, but last week the NFL announced the 2021 NFL Draft will be held in Cleveland. …

I don’t claim to have the math skills the NBA used to figure out the draft lottery, which will send Zion Williamson to the New Orleans Pelicans, rather than to Cleveland, New York or Phoenix. But I do know this. The league rules allow such things, like LeBron James coming and going from Clev…

Growing up in the mid to late 1950s, most of my baseball playing buddies were big fans of “The Rock,” Rocky Colavito. Most of them imitated Colavito’s unique batting style, which included the bat being stretched on one’s shoulders, followed by the obligatory pointing of the bat straight at t…